Rob Gibson MSP Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, Scottish National Party

Contact

  • Tel 0131-348 5726

  • Fax 0131-348 5943

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    4 Grant Street, Wick KW1 5AY United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh EH99 1SP United Kingdom
Rob Gibson

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.

Biography

  • Born:

    16/10/1945
  • Positions

    Scottish National Party: Deputy Spokesperson for: Land Reform 2004-05, Environment, Rural Development, Land and Water Issues 2005-07; Parliamentary Liaison Officer to Richard Lochhead as Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs and the Environment 2007-11.
  • Scottish Parliamentary Committee

    Conveners' Group; Rural Affairs, Climate Change and Environment; Devolution (Further Powers).
  • Electoral history

    Contested Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency 2003 and 2007 Scottish Parliament elections. MSP for Highlands and Islands region 2003-11, and for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross constituency since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Land-use, environment, energy, health, crofting, rural affairs, traditional music.
  • Party groups

    Scottish National Party (SNP): Member 1966-, FSN President 1970-73, Member: SNP national council 1977-, SNP national executive committee 1977-, First SNP shadow cabinet 1990-97, EVC policy 1990-94.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Vice-convener: Scottish Traditional Arts Group 2006-07, Gaelic/GĂ idhlig Group 2006-07, Nuclear Disarmament Group 2006-07; Food Group: Vice-convener 2006-07, Convener 2007-; Convener: Scots Language Group 2006-11, 2012-, Russia Group 2012-.
  • Countries of interest

    Basque Country, Brittany, Catalonia, Ireland, Norway, Wales.
  • International bodies

    Vice-President, Brittany-Scotland Association.

Election record for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Scottish National Party 48.4%
Liberal Democrat 22.33%
Labour 19.01%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Gibson, Rob Scottish National Party 13,843 48.4
Rowantree, Robbie Liberal Democrat 6,385 22.33
MacKay, John Labour 5,438 19.01
Mountain, Edward Conservative 2,934 10.26
Majority 7,458 votes
Electorate 55,121
Turnout (28,600) 51.89%

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